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Prince Philip brought global prominence to Nigeria’s rich natural heritage – NCF

Prince Philip

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has commiserated with Her Majesty, the Queen of England and the Royal Family on the passing of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, aged 99. L-R: Prince Philip (late), The Duke of Edinburgh and late Chief Shafi Edu, founder of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) This is contained in a statement by Chief Philip Asiodu, President, ...

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NCF intensifies campaign against illegal wildlife trade

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The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has restated its commitment to tackle the menace of illegal wildlife trade in the country. Participants at the NCF workshop The NCF said this in a statement by its Head of Communications, Mr Oladapo Soneye, on Saturday, April 10, 2021 in Abuja. Soneye said that the foundation made the commitment at the workshop themed “Regional ...

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NCF, Oando Foundation, take environmental education to Lagos community

NCF Mushin clean-up

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), in partnership with Oando Foundation, with the support of Sumitomo Chemicals, on Thursday, April 1, 2021 took environmental education and sustainability to Mushin, a community in Lagos State. Volunteers at the Mushin clean-up exercise organised by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) in partnership with Oando Foundation, with the support of Sumitomo Chemicals on Thursday, April ...

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Nigeria lost 97% of forest resources to poaching – NCF

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The Director-General, Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Mukhtar Aminu-Kano, has submitted that Nigeria has lost about 97 per cent of wildlife and forest resources to poaching. Participants at the workshop Aminu-Kano raised the alarm in an interview on the sideline of a workshop on combating illegal wildlife trade in vultures on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 in Kano. The workshop, themed ...

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Killing of spearfish: NCF appeals to Nigerians to protect marine lives

Blue Marlin

 The Nigerian Conservation  Foundation (NCF) has appealed to  the  public to see protection of biodiversity as everyone’s responsibility. The man with the caught spearfish Muhtari Aminu-Kano, Director General, NCF, made the appeal in a statement on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 in Abuja while reacting to a social media post of a man who killed a blue  marlin (spearfish).  “A man in ...

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NCF, others train 50 Park Rangers, empower 240 community members

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The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), with the support of the National Park Service, trained 50 Park Rangers of Okomu National Park, Edo State, and empowered 240 members of the neighbouring communities through two separate intensive capacity building workshops held from March 1 to 5, 2021. Prof. Shiiwua Manu, former Director of APLORI, using the bird guide to teach Park Rangers ...

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Wildlife: NCF advocates smart agriculture method, advises against bush burning

Bush burning

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says  a smarter agriculture practice devoid of bush burning will promote and improve the ecosystem and  biodiversity of the country. Bush burning Mr Solomon Adefolu and Mr Mohammed Boyi, both NCF Lead, Climate Change Programme Officers, made the assertion in an interview in Lagos on Thursday, March 4, 2021. They spoke on the sideline of ...

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U.K. envoy, NCF, others advocate protection of Pangolins

World Pangolin Day

Speakers at an event marking the World Pangolin Day (WPD), on Sunday, February 21, 2021 in Lagos advocated the protection of Pangolins to prevent it from extinction. Celebrating the World Pangolin Day Mr Ben Lewellyn Jones, British Deputy High Commissioner, urged everyone to do more in protecting the animal. Jones said that WPD was set aside to create awareness of ...

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World Pangolin Day: NCF, LUFASI, others to promote Pangolin conservation

Pangolin Day

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Lagos Urban Forest Animal Sanctuary Initiative (LUFASI) and Saint Marks Animal Rescue Foundation (SMARF) have stressed the need to protect, preserve mammals like pangolins, from extinction. L-R: An environmentalist, Desmond Majekodunmi; Director-General and CEO of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Dr Muhtari aminu-Kano; Associate Professor, Parasitology/Ecology and Environmental Biology Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Ibadan, ...

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Govt seeks stakeholders’ collaboration in addressing wetlands degradation

Mohammad Abubakar

The Federal Government on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 called on relevant stakeholders to collaborate with it to address wetlands degradation in the country. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar The Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, made the call during a virtual meeting organised by the ministry in collaboration with Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) to mark the 2021 World Wetlands ...

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